G.Zh.1 - Bo-sh Y and Gun Zhng When they were still young...

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Bào-shú Yá and Gu n Zhòng ǎ When they were still young and without court appointments, they went into business together. Gu n Zhòng took twice his proper share of the profits. People laughed at Gu n Zhong ǎ ǎ for this behind his back. But Bào Shúyá always came to his friend’s defense, saying, “It is not that Gu n Zhòng is greedy; his family is very hard up I ǎ want him to take the extra money.” Later, when they went into battle together, Gu n Zhòng always fell to the rear during ǎ engagements, but in retreats was in the front of his forces. People laughed at Gu n Zhòng for ǎ this behind his back. But Bào Shúyá always came to his defense, saying, “It is not that Gu n ǎ Zhòng is cowardly; it is just that he has an old mother at home, for whom he is the sole support.” Later, when they were in political life together, Gu n Zhòng often made predictions that ǎ turned out to be wrong, and people often laughed at him for this behind his back. But Bào Shúyá always came to his defense, saying, “It is not that Gu n Zhòng lacks ǎ ability. It is just that the times are not yet suited to him. Once he meets his proper time, he will not miss one prediction in
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